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Chemistry Awards and Scholarships for Spring and Summer 2022

LAWRENCE — The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas recognized the academic, research and teaching achievements of department majors by awarding over $170,000 in awards and scholarships at the Awards and Graduation Recognition Ceremony on May 7.

Professor Heather Desaire named April 2022 Sutton Family Research Impact Award Recipient

The Department of Chemistry congratulates Professor Heather Desaire on receiving the April 2022 Sutton Family Research Impact Award! The Sutton Award is a monthly competition among chemistry faculty. Every month, the Chemistry Department Chair and Associate Chairs review the peer-reviewed papers…

Foundation Distinguished Professor Dr. Steven Soper among top 2% of scientists worldwide cited by others in research publications

Congratulations to Foundation Distinguished Professor Dr. Steven Soper, who is among the most cited researchers in the world, according to a study from Stanford University! In addition to Dr. Soper, 15 other KU Engineering faculty members are also in the Top 2%.

Emma Cosner receives University-wide prestigious Class of 1913 Award

Congratulations to Emma Cosner, a senior from Overland Park [who just graduated] majoring in chemistry and minoring in physics, on receiving the University-wide Class of 1913 Award! The award is a prestigious University Award granted annually to two graduating students who "show evidence of…

Center creating lab-on-a-chip technology for medical tests wins $6.6 million in continued NIH funding

LAWRENCE — A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 recently earned $6.6 million in continued funding over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health's 

Zeke Piskulich awarded 2022 Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics

Congratulations to Dr. Zeke Piskulich, our recent PhD graduate, on receiving the Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics from the American Physical Society (APS). Zeke is an exceptional scholar who continues receiving recognition for his outstanding work at KU, even after…

Associate Professor Michael Johnson named March 2022 Sutton Family Research Impact Award recipient

The Department of Chemistry congratulates Associate Professor Michael Johnson on receiving the March 2022 Sutton Family Research Impact Award! The Sutton Award is a monthly competition among chemistry faculty. Every month, the Chemistry Department Chair and Associate Chairs review the peer-reviewed…

Dr. Zeke Piskulich selected to receive 2022 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

The University Department of Chemistry is honored to announce that Dr. Zeke Piskulich, our recent PhD graduate, has been selected to receive the 2022 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!

Incoming Fall 2022 PhD Student Aleesa Chua named 2022-26 Self Graduate Fellow

Aleesa Chua, a 2022-26 Self Graduate Fellow, will be joining our graduate program as a PhD student starting this upcoming Fall 2022. Aleesa is a graduate of our Summer 2021 REU Program! During her time in the program, she did analytical chemistry research in Dr. Heather Desaire’s lab. Aleesa will…

KU Chemistry Junior Claire Dopp to compete for Udall Scholarship

LAWRENCE — Three students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, Native health care or the environment.   KU’s nominees:  

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